162 entries

Category: Youth

Bell Gardens Students Lay Down the Law

MUSD’s first ‘Teen Court’ opens at local high school.
categories EducationJusticeNeighborhoodsYouth

UC Student Looks to Fill Medical Gap in Central Valley

For UC Merced junior Benny Escobedo, opportunities to practice medicine in the Central Valley are only going to expand.
categories EducationHealthNeighborhoodsYouth

Court School to the Classroom — Bill Would Help Incarcerated Kids Stay Enrolled

Only 1 in 5 students exiting juvenile detention in California enroll in school within 30 days. A proposed bill, AB 2276, seeks to improve that statistic.
categories EducationJusticePoliticsYouth

Kids’ Health Suffers When Parents Go To Jail

A new UC Irvine study found significant health and behavioral problems in children of incarcerated parents.
categories HealthJusticeYouth

Are Young People Losing the Ability to Read Emotions?

Children's social skills may be declining as they have less time for face-to-face interaction due to their increased use of digital media, according to a UCLA psychology study.
categories Science & TechnologyYouth

Tasty Tacos Help Support Eastside Homeless Youth

Scorching summer heat was no match for the delicious tacos and tasty drinks served up last Saturday at Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights, where hundreds of people took part in the 4th Annual Taco Festival fundraiser benefitting Jovenes Inc., a non-profit organization that helps homeless youth.
categories Arts & CultureBusinessNeighborhoodsYouth

Students Grade LBUSD's Local Control & Accountability Plan

Parents, students and community leaders graded LBUSD on its plan for first-year implementation of the Local Control Funding Formula.
categories EducationYouth

50 Years Later, 'Upward Bound' Still Vital

The college readiness program that began five decades ago in response to the federal "War on Poverty" is as needed today as it was back then.
categories EducationYouth

Students See Cloud Technology Forming on the Horizon

Creators of the iPhone, Xbox, Google Nexus and other tech all have one thing in common: they have their heads in the cloud.
categories EducationScience & TechnologyYouth

Montebello Recreation Program In Need of Art Classes

The city is accepting proposals from community members interested in teaching a class.
categories Arts & CultureEducationNeighborhoodsYouth
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